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Sarah Cunningham

What If You Never Learned to Form Healthy Friendships? Here's Where to Start

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 03.30.2017 | Healthy Living
Sarah Cunningham

There are many reasons why adults might need or want to brush up on their social skills. They could just want to further develop themselves, as you've suggested, or perhaps they've changed jobs or moved to a new city and need to build a new support system.

Can You Learn How to Make Friends as an Adult? Shasta Nelson Says Yes

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 03.18.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Cunningham

"While it may be scary to practice forgiveness, to open ourselves up to love, or to risk triggering our insecurities -- our friendships are the health clubs for our personal growth, helping us build those muscles and develop the skills that will bring joy, peace, and love into our lives."

Hospitality Beyond the Holidays: 10 Influencers Who Make Room for Others Year Round

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 02.01.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

Though some may find it trite when their Facebook feeds fill up with posts about gratefulness, I enjoy the gentle reprieve. To hear people intentionally looking for the good when so many days it is the bad that is easier to find.

Kissing the Political or Theological Hand That Makes You Shudder: A Challenge From Saint Francis

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

You're sitting among a group of friends when someone casually mouths off about their political or religious "other" (i.e. opponent). Their tone ices over and they roll their eyes almost out of their head, as if anyone two notches up or down the political or theological spectrum is completely unadmirable and also invalid.

Angry in the Name of Jesus: 5 Ways to Curb the Government Shutdown Hatefest on Social Media

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

I am totally confident that if, in addition to having a 'Like' button, Facebook offered a one-click way to scratch the eyes out of someone else's Facebook photo, some of my followers would spend all day blinding their opponents' profile pics.

You're Going to Hate the Next Billy Graham

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 12.09.2013 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

What if you took that thing -- that vision, that idea, that cause you believe has been stirring in your life -- and you decided that you were going to do all you could to bring it to expression?

7 Tips for Avoiding Burnout While Investing in Your Charitable Cause or Ministry

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

If you haven't experienced burnout, check your pulse. Anyone who is invested in a cause for a significant length of time eventually faces stretches of discouragement, low energy, and lack of motivation.

5 Myths of Current Christian Culture That Detract From Faith

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

Anyone can grab a pot and a wooden spoon and stand out the street clamoring for attention. Go ahead. Set up a soapbox. Buy a spotlight. Sell tickets. Put on a show. But turning heads? Please don't tell me that's how you measure success.

Why I Pray In Times Of Disaster

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

The struggle for me during these times is how to not treat such times as some voyeuristic movie experience that can be paused or halted by powering down my device, but instead find a healthy way to participate in the healing and support.